List of operas by Krenek

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This is a list of the operas of the Austrian-born (later American) composer Ernst Krenek (1900–1991).

Opus Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Composition Première date Place, theatre
14 ZwingburgDie Zwingburg szenische Kantate 1 act DemuthFritz Demuth and Franz Werfel 1922 1924-10-2020 October 1924 Berlin, Staatsoper
17 SprungDer Sprung über den Schatten komische Oper 3 acts composer 1923 1924-06-099 June 1924 Frankfurt am Main, Alte Oper
21 Orpheus und Eurydike Schauspiel 3 acts KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka 1923 1926-11-2727 November 1926 Kassel, Staatstheater
36 Bluff musikalische Komödie 3 acts LevetzowCarl von Levetzow, after George Gribble 1924-25    
45 Jonny spielt auf 2 acts composer 1925 1927-02-1010 February 1927 Leipzig, Opera
49 DiktatorDer Diktator tragische Oper 1 act composer 1926 1928-05-066 May 1928 Wiesbaden, Staatstheater
50 geheimeDas geheime Königreich Märchenoper 1 act composer 1926-27 1928-05-066 May 1928 Wiesbaden, Staatstheater
55 Schwergewicht, oder Die Ehre der Nation burleske Operette 1 act composer 1927-11-055 November 1927 Cologne, Opera
60 Leben des Orest grosse Oper 5 acts composer 1928-29 1930-01-1919 January 1930 Leipzig, Neues Theater
66 Kehraus um St Stephan Satire mit musik 2 acts composer 1930 1990-12-066 December 1990 Vienna, Ronacher
73 Karl V Bühnenwerk mit Musik 2 parts composer 1931-33 1938-06-22first version: 22 June 1938;
second version: 11 May 1958
Prague, Neues Deutsches Theater;
Düsseldorf, Deutsche Oper am Rhein
77 Cefalo e Procri fable prologue and 3 scenes KüfferleRinaldo Küfferle 1934-09-1515 September 1934 Venice, Teatro Goldoni
90 Tarquin drama with music 2 parts LaveryEmmet Lavery 1940-41 1950-07-1616 July 1950 Keulen, Städtische Bühnen
111 What Price Confidence? komische Kammeroper 9 scenes composer 1945-46 1962-05-2222 May 1962 Saarbrücken, Stadttheater
125 Dark Waters   1 act composer 1950 1951-05-022 May 1951 Los Angeles, Bovard Auditorium
144 Pallas Athene weint prologue and 3 acts composer 1952-55 1955-10-1717 October 1955 Hamburg, Staatsoper
153 BellThe Bell Tower 1 act composer, after Herman Melville 1955-56 1957-03-1717 March 1957 Urbana, Illinois, Lincoln Hall Theatre
179 Ausgerechnet und verspielt Spieloper 1 act composer 1962-07-2525 July 1962 Vienna, ORF
186 goldeneDer goldene Bock (Chrysomallos)   4 acts composer 1962-63 1964-06-1616 June 1964 Hamburg, Staatsoper
192 ZauberspiegelDer Zauberspiegel television opera 14 scenes composer 1963-66 1967-09-066 September 1967 Munich, Bayerischer Rundfunk
206 Sardakai, oder Das kommt davon 11 scenes composer 1967-69 1970-06-2727 June 1970 Hamburg, Staatsoper
217 Flaschenpost vom Paradies oder Der englische Ausflug television opera composer 1973 1974-03-088 March 1974 Vienna, ORF

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